typical blunder by india.
one more effect of the politicians' propensity to pontificate, moralize, treat military as some kind of embarrassing thing the cat dragged in, and to do things in haste that the country can regret at leisure -- exactly the same thing was done in the hasty declaration of "no first nuclear strike". or kashmir. or giving up all leverage in tibet.
meanwhile china has kept very quiet about its own arsenal, which it almost certainly shares with pak.